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on the san francisco public utilities commission and for the education plans for the choice aggregation and cleanpower sf program. >> okay. very good. colleagues it's a really as president torres as said it's a momentous occasion, historic occasion we had. we improved our relationship with shell and the allocation for the cleanpower sf and we're looking how the power can be maximized in the next year as we in fact the process of enrollment. i've actually believe that the timing of this could not be anymore -- anymore important to do today because of our global climate change that is happening, and i believe that we're seeing -- actually on the way here today i was listening to the radio. there was a report on democracy now that a portion of our artic ice about the size of the united states of america had melted this year which is significant to really alter what the temperature of the ocean is and we're seeing what really the impact of -- every year we're seeing dramatic examples of climate change and hurricane sandy being one of them. we're also seeing around the world real demogr
commitment to education and assist businesss in noe valley on disability access requirements. the noe valley merchants' the association understands that continued disability outreach and education is about maintaining the economic preservation of their merchant corridor and it is the only merchants association in san francisco that has established a standing committee to develop comprehensive outreach -- excuse me. that establishes a standing committee and developed a comprehensive outreach and education program and assist businesses that are in pre-and post-litigation. the small business commission commends the noe valley merchants association as an outstanding merchants association not only for their dedication to the businesss in their districts, but also for being a strong citywide and statewide voice for businesses and individuals with disabilities around the issue of disability access compliance. so thank you. [ applause ] so i just have a few other notes. is that the noe valley merchants association has made this a standing committee. and they twice a month have an ongoing meeting, w
. hamburger helper can help you back. and with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >> we need to report the death of police officer shot and killed in sacramento continue. officer kevin tongue was killed by suspected burglar. 35-year-old canine officer had been with the force since 2 thousandths 9. before that he was a firefighters and medic. he was respond to go burglary in the city of galt near stock top. confronted suspicious person. man resisted pulled a gun and shot the officer. he then turnede gun on him 7. shooting comes less than two months after animal control officer was shot and killed also in galt. >> the tight state bump it could be leading to an increase in crime. it has to do with court or
education. >> abc 7 news is at san jose state university. governor brown is praising the university's efforts. >> happening now, san jose state launches a pilot program to offer online courses for credits. governor brown on hand for official announcements. the goal toin crease access to higher education and reduce costs. san jose state partnered with the silicon valley start up called udacity two. math and one statistics class, each costing $150. the governor says online education is a key component in soflg the state's education crisis. >> it's an experiment. we're going to learn together that. is how i think we'll succeed f we stumble, we'll stand up and try something else. >> for now, size will be limited to 100 students. half of the seats reserved for community college students. courses begin at the end of the month. udacity's ceo says other states are expressing interest. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 walmart's pledge to create jobs in america and help it's giving veteran autos then at 4:30 what is next for lance armstrong now that he's admitted to using performance-enha
an overhaul of college as we know it. how california is trying to make higher education more affordable. >> we're live tonight in san francisco international airport. the idea of a name change has little lit up conversation on the abc 7 news facebook page. >> if you're tired of the cold snap, so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> sky 7 live over the mission district. the s.w.a.t. team and hostage he s.w.a.t. team and hostage suspect out of the home. >> this is the 20th avenue and anza street in richmond no. word on what the man did that brought police to his door, police say he barricaded himself inside and refused to come out. >> they're not saying if he is armed but no
in the fall. in silicon valley, governor brown will announce an online educational partnership between san jose state university and a tech start-up. the pilot program will make online courses available to students with a goal of expanding access to higher education. >> people in marin county are spending a cold morning without power after a huge redwood tree ripped down power lines on to a house. the tree went down yesterday morning on west baltimore avenue and damaged the roof of a house. no one was hurt. authorities say the tree roots were too decayed to old up and pg&e restored power to 40 customers but it will be 7:00 a.m. before the other homes have restored power. >> you need your power this morning. >> hope you have gas heat, but, mike has a look at the forecast. is it as cold as yesterday? >> colder. good morning, everyone. we will get you updated on the warnings. freeze warning continues for east bay and interior valleys and the north bay so middle 20's to low 30's for several hours this morning. at least until 9:00. keep the plants and pipes protected. we have fog along the bays
with the team. >>> college credit for less cash. the new effort to offer higher education to more people. >> it's like a casting call but no one can be exactly gregory pen. >> the search for san jose's new police chief and why the new man in charge told us he doesn't want to apply for the job. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids ha
. the new effort to offer higher education to more people. >> it's like a at farmers, we make you smarter about insurance. because what you don't know can hurt you. what if you didn't know that boxes by the curb... make you a target for thieves? or that dog bites account for a third of all home liability claims? what if you didn't know that one in seven drivers is uninsured? and that grease fires have to be smothered? the more you know, the better you can plan for whats ahead. get smarter about your insurance. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum, bum - bum - bum - bum ♪ >>> the veteran police officer chosen to be interim chief says he doesn't want the job long term. matt keller is live where we're getting the new insight of what's next. >> reporter: the new interim chief spoke to us and said he's not a long term solution. >> reporter: the title fits the resume. larry esquivel has served 20 years most recently deputy chief before he was named interim chief. >> it was a bit of a surprise. >> reporter: esquivel says he hopes to continue some of the same policies and efforts made by moore and
credits. the major education experiment at one bay area campus. >> and new york city school bus drivers go on strike. the impact it will have for thousands of students trying to find a way to get to school. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients from nature valley. ♪ ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars nature at its most delicious. bus drivers are on the picket lines this morning. these are pictures from queens.. a school bus strike hasn't happened in the city in 33 years. those who rely on the buses include 54 thousand special ed students. most y 1 million fbi is every. >>> bus drivers in new york city are on strike. those who rely on the buses including 54,000 special education students, most o
want to take advantage of the free education offered through the g.i. bill. after three or four years, you might have a vet who is now educated and ready to enter the workforce. >> certainly. when they come back you're a little out of sync with the civilian population it takes a while to get back into the swing of things. they are ready to go to work but they are not eligible. >> reporter: even if they are, some question why vets would want to work for walmart. >> 1.4 million people who are working there now are saying we don't get a decent wage, we don't get decent healthcare. and we want something better. >> reporter: author al norman an outspoken critic of walmart is referring to the nationwide black friday protest where workers cited low wages, decreasing part-time hours and increasing healthcare costs. norman also says many walmart employees are forced into medi- cal with taxpayers footing the bill. >> i don't think it's attractive for veterans. >> reporter: wouldn't a job at walmart be better than no job? >> i think the upon the is that w
access to higher education. this was the first day of the spring semester at city college. students returning to classes and there is uncertainty about the school few turk add minute vaitors must fix the school's accreditation. city college suffer aid drop in enrollment. the school could lose more than $6 million in funding. >> pressure probably has discouraged students from coming here. we're doing everything we can to encourage students to come here now. >> the school has a marketing campaign to increase enrollment. >> if you got trapped in the mortgage mess and lost your home, perhaps we have important information for you tonight. >> the headline if you were with you one of the people, time is rung out. national mortgage relief settlement is wrapping up the first phase. if you lost your home to foreclosure have you to act this week. the deadline is friday for people to sup mitt a claim to receive part of the $25 billion settlement. this was a settlement connected to actions surrounding a robo signing controversy. banks involved in the citi, and wells fargo i've posted a link on a
to go. we need to educate and incentivize, be partners with landowners and we're doing that. >> it restoration efforts could cost more than a billion dollars. state leaders estimate small steps will go a long way. >> i think along our north coast it's possible to bring them back within a generation. >> jeff ranieri in the weather center, it is sure chilly outside. >> we've been talking about this three and four days. one of the colder days, daytime highs in parts of the east bay not getting out of the 40s. look at this. 49 for your daytime high in livermore. 45 in los gatos. up to 53 and 55 in santa rosa. what does it look like? from the 40s back into the tri-valley, 36 in napa. reading in the low 40s but that particular one in the mid-30s, 45 currently in downtown san jose. let's get you outside to our live sky camera network on this very brisk monday evening and you can see visibility is pretty much unlimited. i don't remember the last time i saw the sky camera sparkle like that. let's bring you up into the north bay. that's where we'll have ice. some grace visibility up i
to helping battle obesity and educate consumers. >>> facebook is holding a top secret event tomorrow that has many people the the tech community guessing what it's all about. the only clue about the mysterious event came in a media invitation, which teases quote come see what we're building. some guesses include the debut of a facebook smartphone, or are a new search service that combines friends' recommendations with information from around the web. the event begins at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> apple's stock today slipped below $500 for the first time in nearly a year. the stock dropped more than $18 to $501.75. this came as apple reportedly cut orders for parts for its iphone 5 due to weak demand. according to one report, apple has asked several suppliers to cut their supply orders by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stoo
has never been more devoted to helping battle obesity and educate consumers. >>> facebook is holding a top secret event tomorrow that has many people the the tech community guessing what it's all about. the only clue about the mysterious event came in a media invitation, which teases quote come see what we're building. some guesses include the debut of a facebook smartphone, or are a new search service that combines friends' recommendations with information from around the web. the event begins at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> apple's stock today slipped below $500 for the first time in nearly a year. the stock dropped more than $18 to $501.75. this came as apple reportedly cut orders for parts for its iphone 5 due to weak demand. according to one report, apple has asked several suppliers to cut their supply orders by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, m
with san jose state university at and even that the campus officials plan to announce an on-line education initiative. this happens at 9:30 a.m.. the news conference will be about san jose state's partnership with a silicon valley company that specializes in so-called mass of open online courses, also known as a.m. 00 c. the democratic governor has been calling on california's public universities to expect use of digital technologies to help reduce expenses and allow more students to attend college. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. we are days away from the next round of the playoffs for the san francisco forty-niners. let us see your niner pride. we are running a fan foes on the kron 4 morning news all week long. >> we have all sold been asking for your frosty weather picks and these are from martinez. here is one picture of a car and you can see the frozen windows. also here is another picture of a trash bin. >> keep the interaction going with us. we love to see your pictures and run them in our morning show and our facebook fan page. you can e-mail them to was on a breaking ne
their education is a reflection of the struggling economy and greater competition for new jobs. >> the job right for male students was about 3.8%, four females that was lower than that just under 3%. >> but drop out rate was higher among teen boys in every state. >> apartment in new york city are about to get a lot smaller. >> expectations that population and rents will keep climbing are challenging architects to design boeing is no larger than a one car crotch. >> the city plans to construct an apartment building a so-called micro unit in manhattan next year. >> they're expected to average about 325 square feet. >> if successful, it could possibly overturn a requirement that new apartment be a least 400 square feet feet. >> today marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark supreme court ruling of a rolwe vs. wade. >> the ruling legalized in the u.s.. >> in 1973, the highest lawmaking body in the country voted that woman has the right to abort her pregnancy. it prompted a nationwide debate about a mother's rights, which continues today. >> that is the spirit! san francisco and elsewhere around th
control on content. they used it for business and education and tried to block access to material which is considered subject verse sufficient -- subversive or object seen. -- obscene. >>> targeting another funeral. why a controversial group will protest a key internet figure who committed suicide. >>> plus a sudden collapse in larkspur after a redwood tree come crashing down. ♪ ♪ i'm halfway to your heart ♪ you have to let me know ♪ so i don't make my worst mistake ♪ ♪ turn around and let you go [ female announcer ] when sweet and salty come together, the taste is irresistible. made with sweet, smooth peanut butter and salted, roasted peanuts. sweet and salty nut bars by nature valley. nature at its most delicious. >>> good morning, 20s and 30s, a lot of high clouds, mostly sunny.$♪. >> all right, steve, the power is back on in larkspur for dozens of pg&e customers, a redwood knocked out power and that 150-foot tree crashed into power lines and that house and it happened at about 11:30 yesterday morning. >> i heard a thunderous sound that sounded like an explosion. all th
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brown spoke to the u.c. region about how expanding online education could open up a world of opportunities to traditionally under served communities. >> for millions life chances are very different and they don't lead to getting to a post dock program. i mean people worry about, you know, getting foot on the table, worrying about gun fire, or outside the house. >> the governor's proposed new budget includes about 37 million dollars for california's public colleges, to develop online courses. >>> veteran stage, film and television actor conrad bain is being remembered as a quick study who could play any role. >> kids. we have a guest. [ laughter ] >> this is my harmonious family. my daughter kimberly, my sons willis and arnold. >> he played the father mr. drummond on the sitcom different strokes. his daughter says he died monday of natural causes at his home in livermore. he was 89. >>> looks like it may be time to break up the 415. one of the bay area's widest used area codes is running out of available numbers. rob ross looks at two possible solutions, and the three-digit
is that they are eventually getting their diplomas. >> a new study from the u.s. department of education finds a national high school graduation rate is at the highest since 1976. >> the study finds the dropout rate for male students was 3.8%. for females, it just under 3%. researchers say the dropout rate was higher among males in every state. >> official said the steady rise of students completing their education is a reflection of the struggling economy that's created greater competition for new jobs. darya. >> thank you a lot more. in national moods, supporters of longtime pen state football coach joe paterno are marking the one-year anniversary of his death with a candlelight vigil. the hall of fame coach died of lung cancer last year at 85. his supporters will hold a vigil at the mural in state college that includes a depiction of paternal. the paternal family is expected to attend. >> organizers say they will like 409 candles, one of each of paternal victories before many were stripped as part of the n.c.a.a. sanctions in response to the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. >> today marks the fourth anniv
students can complete and transfer their education. last year they found a number of problems with the colleges structure and finance and they will have a certain amount of time to issue their information and final ruling could come soon. >>> phillip stole $1,700 from a bank of america branch and he is charged with burglary and both are felonies. he has pled not guilty and court records indicate problems. >>> there are rough waves after several people had to be rescued in just three days. the latest rescue shows a surfer with few problems had to be rescued. he got tired and climbed up on to the rock while his friend called for help. when rescue teams arrived, his friend climbed off the rock and had to be brought back to shore. >> also know your skill level because the waves have been rough. >> it kept rescue teams very busy and on saturday and sunday they had record rescues and they are expected tobies i again today -- expected to be busy again today. >>> there is a lot of slow traffic, let's start with the bay bridge and we had an earlier problem getting into the city. if you
covering the cost their children's college education. >>> details are coming to light about costly renovations done in the bathroom of the interior department with taxpayer money. the renovations were done in 2007 to the office bathroom of then interior secretary. auditors have since reseemed the upgrades totaled $236,000 and included a new shower, refrigerator and expensive wood paneling. >> first and foremost the country is broke. we can't afford as taxpayers to remodel bathrooms or any rooms that don't need to be remodeled. >> the upgrade was part of a multimillion dollar remodeling of the headquarters in washington, d.c. >> san jose state university is launching a pilot project to offer affordable classes. starting later this month -- governor jerry brown was on hand. the four credit classes will cost $150. >> 16% of the students at cal state get out in four years. and the longer you stay the more you spend. so this is a big, huge problem with student debt approaching a trillion dollars. >> the pilot project will begin january 30th with just three classes in entry level math, c
daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with a male companion who helps them with their education and dorm expenses. the biggest increase is at the georgia state university followed by new york university. berkeley, by the way, is 38th. uc davis is 43. >>> bay area congresswoman zoe is honoring air rob swartz. her proposed legislation called aaron's law would change the computer fraud and abuse act. she says the law allowed the government to bring disproportionate charges against swartz. >>> we want to check in with sal, see what's happening on the roads. sal? >> we're starting with the south bay on 280 northbound as you get up to -- up to highway 17. got some slow traffic there. this is 280 just north of downtown san jose. i think a lot of people heard prot will be -- about the problems on 101. that crash has been cleared. it was clear and people were seeing slow traffic pulling up to 101 at 280, so they decided to get on 280. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. it's ba
who rely on the buses including 54,000 special-education students and others who live far from schools and transportation. >> the city's last school bus strike, in 1979, lasted 14 weeks. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news governor jerry brown will be at uc board of regents meeting again today. more on what they will be talking about next. plus a full check of your thursday morning forecast that the kron 4 >> by 3:00 p.m.. taking a double look outside it is cold out there. the afternoon will be very nice day. take a look at the approach to the bay bridge and the golden gate which will look nice and clear. >> high erica. >> the morning darya. it is cold and some spots we are below freezing. some locations sitting in the upper twenties. remember is the number i will show you are not the morning lows. the temperatures will continue to draw closer to sunrise. live outside our mount tam cam shows a clear morning for most of us. we have areas of local dense fog. i will get to that in the second. fairfield, concord have recently dropped into the of the twenties. 36 in hayward. we are se
latin america is partly tied to the tough committee and the demand if more highly educated workers. >> and a lot of the jobs are high-tech-related. >> with the traffic and weather next on abc7 morning news and a live look outside at a shaky look at the bay bridge where we still have some problems. big delays. sue will cover that next. >> also, two -- too hot to scare, the heat scare during the middle of the australian so if you have a flat tire, dead battery, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> welcome back at 6:10 on thursday. now, the cold temperatures waiting for you outside. we are subfreezing inland but napa is close to 33 and antioch at 39. we are in the mid-30's at fremont and 32 in los gatos and mid-t
yesterday a to press the university's system to expand on my education to make college more affordable. he was also on hand as the jose state university on tuesday when school officials announced a pilot program to offer entry level, low-cost classes' for college credit. united nations secretary general andban ki-moon will deliver a speech today at stanford. he will talk about how the un can create opportunities from transitions and world affairs. the secretary general's beach is the focus on the u.n.'s role in creating opportunities out the challenges posed by today's rapidly transitioning world. tickets for today's speech are sold out but will be streamlined through stamford web site. >> new numbers on the u.s. census of asian immigrant population is surpassing latinos in california. since the figures of the flow agents coming to california has more than two times greater than the flow from latin america. >> a man accused of brutal rape during a home in beijing last weekend in san francisco's telegraph hill a right is being held on $5 million bail. jovan jones faces nine to eight felony
educational walking tours. through monday naturalists will guide visitors to where the sea lions hang out. >>> an army soldier gave her daughter a thrilling surprise this week coming home after a year in afghanistan to southern california. >> i missed everything about her. >> it was to say the least an emotional reunion. u.s. army specialist veronica velasquez showed up at her daughter's classroom. she hadn't seen her daughter since a year ago. >> birthdays, holidays, pretty much i missed everything a whole year. i can't really make up but just spend more time with her. >> reporter: what are your fears when she's away? >> that she doesn't get shot or anything because i'll miss her. >> she'll have two weeks home before heading to a new post but this time she'll stay stateside in new york. >>> an 81-year-old woman suffered critical burns last night when her hayward apartment caught fire at 9:15. it appears the woman fell asleep smoking. the fire was put out in seven minutes. firefighters kept it from spreading to other apartments. >> it didn't burn our unit. it didn't catch our unit at all
of trustees will discuss the proposed education budget when they begin three days of meetings this morning. in long beach the trustees will talk about the budget request for $371 million and they will focus on the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses. the board has tabled proposed fees that affect seniors who have heavy course loads and students who have to repeat courses. >> lake county sheriff deputies are looking for a man who kill a clerk in a store robbery. the 33-year-old was shot in the holdup at the gas mart and the sheriff deputies say surveillance video shows a hooded person walking in the paing lot at 10:45 prime minister on friday night and walking out 20 seconds later. two other employees were in the store. they were not hurt. stunned residents are offering $10,000 reward to find the killer. >> now the hostage crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of one american who narrowly escaped death hiding from the terrorists for to days. it was four days of terror in the first videos recorded by one
brown is presently university california to expand on my education to make college more affordable. brown will attend the uc board of regents meeting today and severance as go. u.s. officials and invited several leaders and online education speak to the board. the governor was set at san jose university yesterday when school officials announced a pilot programs offer entry level, low-cost classes' for college credit. the class is all because 100 of dollars each and did not require any tax cuts. >> goldman sacks and morgan stanley will pay a combined $557 million to settle federal complaints that it wrongly foreclosed on homeowners. the agreement announced this morning are similar to the deals made earlier this month with 10 other banks and mortgage lenders. the 12 firms will pay more than $9 billion combined. the settlement could come as 800 of thousands of homeowners and also help cut back use possible liabilities for the banks. here is the slow down at 683 walnut creek and the sunshine. we will be right back. oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -o
job gains, construction, technology and educational services. >>> attention spare the air scoff flaws, and you know who you are! the police are after you. and they are zeroing in on one county in particular. >> reporter: nothing like making a fire to keep the house warm, but that's a no-no on spare the air days. sonoma county is earning the dubious honor. >> they lead the bay area in the number of violations. >> reporter: 346 so far this season. bay area quality is on the lookout. if you get caught? >> people first have the option to take an awareness course and if they choose not to do that, there is a $100 fine for first time violation. second time violators have a $500 fine. >> they have villainized the hearth product that burns wood. >> reporter: mountain fireplace center in santa rosa says it's not so cut and dry. he says newer ovens create smoke levels that are negligible. he says the current snitch system isn't neighborly. >> neighbors turn on each other. it's not community-oriented. >> people see smoke in the air and instantly reac
to take advantage of the free education offered by the g.i. bill. after three or four years you might have a vet ready to enter the workforce. >> certainly. when you come back you're a little out of sync with the civilian population. it takes a while to get back into the swing of things. now they are ready to go work. but they are not eligible. >> reporter: and even if they are eligible, some question why vets would want to work for walmart. >> the 1.4 million people work there is now say we don't get a decent wage or healthcare and we want something better. >> reporter: author al norman, an outspoken critic of walmart is referring to the nationwide black friday protest where workers decide low -- cited low warnings, decreasing part time hours and increasing healthcare costs. he says many walmart employees are forced into medi-cal leaving taxpayers to foot the bill. >> you have veterans coming back to spokespersons the same thing? i don't think that's a very ak traive offer, thank you. >> reporter: now, wouldn't a job at walmart be better than no j
the uc regents' meeting yesterday to press the university system to expand on-line education to make college more affordable. he was also on hand at san jose state university on tuesday, when school officials announced a pilot program to offer entry level, low-cost class as for college credit. >> you're not the state's secretary-general ban ki- moon will deliver a speech today at stanford. he will talk about how the un can create opportunities form transitions in world affairs. the secretary general's speech is to focus on " the you answer a role in creating opportunities out of challenges posted by today's rapidly transitioning world ". tickets for today's speech are also out but it will be live streamed through stanford's web site. >> a man accused of a brutal rape during home invasion last weekend in san francisco's telegraph hill neighborhood was ordered and held on a five million- dollar bail prepared jovan jones faces nine felony counts including rape, robbery and burglary with the intent to commit sexual assault for the attack saturday on out to street. jones did not enter a p
violence in america, un he's expected to present a ent a three-part plan focusing on gun sales, education, and mental health. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, charlie and norah, cbs news has learned new details including the renewed effort to stop re law to bullying in schools and the president's health care law to increase access to mental health gun control services. gun control will dominant the cal headlines. the president will call for a assault tougher assault weapons ban after the one that expired in ten years in 2004. he'll also ask congress to ban fire all firearm ammunition magazines containing more than ten bullets, he'll also seek universal criminal and mental health background checks for all gun sales including private transactions. the assault weapons ban is already an uphill fight. >> we'll not prejudge -- s that befor >> before it started or -- -- >> i don't believe that.ve and i think that that doesn't a mean it's a sure thing either. if if these things were easy they ve been would have been ac
to announce an online education partnership. they will be working together to develop a pilot program to offer online courses. more details will be unveiled at 10:00. >>> now we know the reason 13 people became sick at the hilton hotel in san jose on sunday. hotel officials say pepper spray caused some of the guests on the 18th floor to get sick. they complained of throat and eye irritation. no one had to be hospitalized. an investigation continues. >>> we want to check in with sal again. >> there's a new crash 880 southbound at 23rd. that crash is making traffic slow on the nim mit the -- nimitz freeway. you can see the traffic is very slow heading down there. at least one lane is blocked. if you are trying to get to the oakland airport, i think or driving south on 880, i think you should give yourself plenty of extra time because of that crash. it gets better immediately. also this morning we're looking at the commute if you are driving -- approaching the bay bridge toll plaza. that's been news. it's better than it was a few moments ago. it's been improving. it should be better by 9:00. if y
and education. daughter jeanne phillips took over the column from her mother more than a decade ago and says she has big heels to fill. >> jacqueline: it was in the 60s and a number of places. 65 in richmond. 60s in richmond, 60s and sunnyvale. 63 and san jose. upper 50s and 60s with the current conditions pretty mild. still 60s and san francisco and richmond. otherwise, 50s for the most part. it is going to be warmer. still, some 30's out the door. mainly for the north bay, the delta, the inland valleys and portions of the south bay. and the morning lows will be 30's and '40's. things are going to warm up quickly as we go towards a 10:00 a.m. 50s and 60s expected. we will take a look at your neighborhood forecast, coming up. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ m
. the column also promoted aids awareness and education. phillips and a daughter jeanne took over the column after her mother more than a decade ago. she says says she has a big shoes to fill perry ed andpauline phillips was 94 years old. >> will be right back.
. >> reporter: price has been waiving the $85 fee for educators since the sandy hook tragedy. and the response has been overwhelming. >> we've had over 300. today adds up closer to 400 now. it kind of grew faster and quicker than i ever dreamed it would grow. >> you're not moving this hand. >> reporter: learning the abcs of pulling the trigger. she's a high school english teacher who also believes she must also know the language of safety. >> i think it's important for me to get prepared in case i ever do have to defend myself or my students. >> you're going to grab it, grip it and then rip it. >> reporter: across the country, classes like this have been fact packed with teachers looking to learn. some have no interest in carrying a gun in the classroom. however, many believe arming a few would make all less of a target. >> it should be something that's not publicized. kind of like an air marshal. somebody is there, but you don't know who it is. >> reporter: yet the idea of putting a weapon like this in the same room as a child has some parents outraged. >> i don't agree with it at all as far
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